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Ok. So my wife and I are looking to buy a new LCD TV. Preferrably 40-42" full HD, and 120 Hz (So I can watch 3D movies. ). We're hoping to stay as under 700 as we can. Is this possible? Where would you suggest we look for the best deals? I looked on Amazon, and it doesn't seem like there are a lot sold be Amazon. And Newegg has nearly no suggestion... Any help would be great! Thanks!
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A full HD 3D TV under $700, tough. How about a Panasonic? It's $800 though.
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Well I saw some at Best Buy that have 120 Hz for around 600, so I figured that it wouldn't be that tough.. What are brands to look for and ones to avoid in terms of quality?
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The 120 Hz isn't the tough part. Getting something that is a 3D TV at that size under $700 is the tough part.
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The 120 Hz isn't the tough part. Getting something that is a 3D TV at that size under $700 is the tough part.
Ok. I guess I am just not understanding... For monitors, all we need is a 120 Hz screen, and glasses, and we play video games in 3D. Is this not the same for HDTVs? Do they need to be specifically 3D TVs?

How does this look? I know it's over my price range, but for the price, how does it look?
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Right, you need an actual 3d tv. BTW, did you preorder SWTOR yet?
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Ok. I guess I am just not understanding... For monitors, all we need is a 120 Hz screen, and glasses, and we play video games in 3D. Is this not the same for HDTVs? Do they need to be specifically 3D TVs?

How does this look? I know it's over my price range, but for the price, how does it look?
I like LG TV's, I bought a 42" LCD 120Hz last year for about $800. That's not a 3D TV, though, just making sure you know that.
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Right, you need an actual 3d tv. BTW, did you preorder SWTOR yet?
Dangit.. Ok. So I guess that's out of the question then lol. WOuld it be advisable to get a 120 hz tv anyway? I am seeing 600hz too. O.O

And no I have not preordered until I know the monthly subscription cost. Then we'll see.
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